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Archive for November, 2003

Market place for nanotechnology domain names

Posted by Jim Lewis on November 12th, 2003

Benj writes "http://www.nanovip.com: a Market for already registered nanotechnology domain names.

How To Learn Enough Chemistry

Posted by Jim Lewis on November 12th, 2003

brettl writes "In trying to read technical articles related to the field, I find that I do not have nearly enough chemistry background to keep up with many of the discussions. Is there any way to learn this without going back to school for an organic chemistry class?"

Nanotechnology as Frankenstein of our Era

Posted by Jim Lewis on November 12th, 2003

HLovy asks whether nanotechnology has become one of the "Golems of our Era"

Bootstrapping a Nanofactory – An Inteview

Posted by Jim Lewis on November 11th, 2003

2012Rocky writes "Chris Phoenix talks about his recent paper 'Design of a Primitive Nanofactory' with nanotech-now.com: 'All About Bootstrapping'"

Scarcity and Abundance for the Long-lived

Posted by Jim Lewis on November 11th, 2003

Phil Bowermaster reflects on the implications of radical life extension for the human lifestyle: "Life in Abundance".

Best of Small Tech Awards announced

Posted by Jim Lewis on November 11th, 2003

Small Times Media writes "Recognizing the people, products and companies that are leading the growth of the micro and nanotechnology industry, Small Times Media announces its 2003 Small Times Magazine Best of Small Tech Awards. These awards represent the best of the best in nanotechnology, MEMS and microsystems. A complete list of award winners is available online. In-depth profiles of winners and lists of finalists are available in the November/December 2003 issue."

Is True Molecular Manufacturing impossible?

Posted by Jim Lewis on November 11th, 2003

HLovy writes "Here we are, through the looking glass, where we ponder the impact of molecular nanotechnology upon the ethical fiber of our society, when we have yet to settle a cosmic bar bet on whether it's possible at all." See "Settle a little bet for me"

Nanotech Intro Class Online

Posted by Jim Lewis on November 10th, 2003

Glenn Fishbine writes "This material was produced as part of a ten hour course designed to introduce the scope of nanotechnology. Use is hereby granted for educational purposes only."

Nanoparticle detection technology for protein biomarkers

Posted by Jim Lewis on November 10th, 2003

Wendy Emanuel writes "Nanosphere Announces Protein BioMarker Detection Capabilities" Broad impact on the fields of molecular diagnostics, genomics and proteomics is expected.

Free Nano Lectures for High School Students

Posted by Jim Lewis on November 10th, 2003

Kevin D. Keck writes "Berkeley Lab (my employer) will be hosting a monthly series of Saturday morning lectures on nanotechnology, called Nano*High, open to all High School students and teachers. There is no charge, but you must register in advance. Each talk is also followed by related Laboratory Tour. The first one will be held November 22."